XLV - Health Care Select Sector SPDR ETF

NYSEArca - NYSEArca Delayed Price. Currency in USD
92.85
+1.38 (+1.51%)
At close: 4:00PM EST
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Previous Close91.47
Open92.16
Bid0.00 x 4000
Ask0.00 x 900
Day's Range91.47 - 92.90
52 Week Range78.74 - 96.06
Volume8,234,221
Avg. Volume12,064,355
Net Assets19.44B
NAV92.86
PE Ratio (TTM)N/A
Yield1.50%
YTD Return7.44%
Beta (3Y Monthly)0.91
Expense Ratio (net)0.13%
Inception Date1998-12-16
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